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Star Kelso mares to gallop at Matamata

Group 1 performers Supera and Princess Kereru will take centre stage early as racing returns to Matamata for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown on Saturday. Matamata trainers Ken and Bev Kelso will give the pair an exhibition gallop after race one as they prepare for upcoming spring features, while the husband-and-wife duo will[...]
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Waddell up for Aussie challenge

One of New Zealand’s top big-race jockeys is heading across the Tasman. Cambridge jockey Jason Waddell said he is at a stage in his career where he would like to test his talents in Australia. “I wanted to be a part of the ship that resurrected New Zealand racing, I really did, but sometimes you[...]
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Group 1 option for Levante

Group 1 performed mare Supera may be joined in next month’s Group 1 Fiber Fresh NZ Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) at Te Aroha by emerging stablemate Levante, giving Matamata trainers Ken and Bev Kelso a two-pronged attack on the fillies and mares feature. Levante suffered her first defeat in five starts when beaten into second[...]
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Exciting Levante ready for Guineas

Unbeaten three-year-old filly Levante will tackle Group company for the first time on Saturday when she contests the Group 2 Wellington Guineas (1400m) at Trentham. The Ken and Bev Kelso-trained daughter of Proisir has been installed a $2.50 favourite for the black-type assignment and has impressed in each of her four career victories, which[...]
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Princess Kereru now in spotlight

Ken and Bev Kelso are happy with Princess Kereru, their Matamata stable’s sole Group 1 candidate at the Ellerslie Christmas-New Year Carnival after a leg injury ruled out the stable star Supera. Princess Kereru has been living in the shadow of Supera leading up to the two-day carnival, with Supera the early dominant TAB Fixed[...]
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Supera set to peak in Captain Cook

High-class mare Supera is likely to start a short-priced favourite to win her maiden Group One when she contests the Rydges Wellington Captain Cook Stakes (1600m) at Trentham on Saturday. The Ken and Bev Kelso-trained five-year-old has compiled an impressive CV, with seven wins and four minor placings from just 15 starts. The patiently handled[...]
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